London Food Link is asking local authorities to lead the way in taking action on sugar reduction and healthier foods.
Mercato Metropolitano is embracing the sustainable food revolution and converting a red double decker bus into a pick your own strawberry farm in Elephant and Castle.
Nigel Akehurst grew up on a small farm, and has never stopped rooting for the little guy in UK food production. Here he continues his series of articles profiling the small farms that put food on our plate.
Applications are now open to newbie small food producers and businesses for mentoring and business support from The Seed Fund’s Seed Academy.
Following the launch during Urban Food Fortnight 2017, we are delighted to be able to finally share with you our first 50 Urban Food Heroes. These are people and enterprises that grow, cook, make and save food and, ultimately, are making London a better place through their amazing ventures.
Capital Growth volunteer Tania Han digs into emerging partnerships that aim to bring the professions of food growing and cheffing closer together and provide opportunities for better supply chains.
Admit it (unless you’re veggie): You’ve been yearning for a celebration of cultured, cured British foods. Well, you’re in luck because two have come to town at once.
Find out what first got London Food Link supporter and head brewer at Walthamstow's Wild Card Brewery, Jaega Wise, into brewing beer.
Long-time London Food Link champion, and The Mayor of London’s departing food tsar, Rosie Boycott prescribes a return to the kitchen, but not to female domestic slavery.
A stunning new serious of portraits, celebrating inspiring women involved in farming, has been published for International Women’s Day 2018.
Sally Gurteen tucks in and talks supply chains and organic food with chef Shaun Alpine-Crabtree.
What inspiration can the good food folk of London find from friends and neighbours outside the capital and, indeed, outside Britain? The Sustainable Food Story’s Abi Glencross and Sadhbh Moore report from Germany.
Whether it’s fresh fruit and veg straight from a farmer, small-batch artisan products, or the latest hipster vegan burger, London’s thriving markets offer it all. Now you can discover them on a new interactive map, and read on for our top picks.
Our capital is the world’s largest Fairtrade city, so what can we Londoners do to support and celebrate this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs until 11 March?
Liverpool has the tasty combination of diverse communities and a renowned independent attitude. Scouse gastronaut Lucy Antal finds a food scene that is developing at a rapid pace.
Jez’s Kitchen founder Jeremy Wickremer tucks in his bib in the latest of our reviews that go beyond the usual ‘tastes great, looks fab’ to highlight the good food policies and practices an eatery actually follows, not just claims in press releases.
Following a visit to Palestine, the ‘Eel’s resident chef Tom Hunt pays tribute to the Fairtrade movement and women in agriculture – with flavours of the region to recreate at home.
From beer production to a tool for tackling unemployment, food waste has the potential to create a whole new type of economy in our capital, says Holly Holder.
The tenth annual, international celebration of Real Bread and the people who make it runs from 24 February to 4 March, so what better time to visit one of London’s loveliest loafers?
A ban on new fast food outlets opening near schools is just one of the food related policies in the new London Plan, out for consultation until the 2 March. The 10 year plan includes measures to improve health, but London Food Link is calling for bolder policies to help Londoners grow, buy and eat good food.
Join London Food Link and friends at the Impact Hub King’s Cross on Thursday 22 March for an evening of digging into the capital’s urban food growing revolution.
Bread Ahead and the Real Bread Campaign invite you to celebrate the 10th annual #RealBreadWeek at the heart of Borough Market from 1 until 5pm on Sunday 25 February.
The capital’s good food magazine has a brand-new online home. Visit each week to enjoy stories about the people who grow, make, cook, sell and save food in London.
Sustain and our Capital Growth network are listed in SHARECITY’s new directory of 200 active initiatives in the capital.
The New Covent Garden Market in Nine Elms has launched the Food Exchange, a brand-new workspace, kitchen and food culture venue for everyone and everything to do with food.
Blogger Justine Rose, who successfully bid in our crowdfunding campaign to write a feature for The ‘Eel, explores the practicalities, and options, for avoiding food packaging.
To help inspire people to trade in their nine to five for a good food job, in 2016 we launched this new feature. The first person we chatted to was urban apiculturist Dale Gibson of Bermondsey Street Bees.
Chef Tom Hunt says that one way of preserving your autumn cabbage glut is an acquired taste that’s well worth acquiring.
He founded Fifteen in the same year as London Food Link launched The ‘Eel, continues championing good food for all and challenging obstacles that stand in its way. So the chap for us to chat to this issue was obvious…
Ahead of the launch of London Food Link’s new Urban Food Map, we put out a call to find people and organisations doing great things around food. Dylan Lowe serves up a taster of some of the first 50 we found…
Dylan Lowe rounds up some of the capital’s recent new kids on the block.
With a new year comes the new cycle of life in the garden. Capital Growth’s Julie Riehl offers her expert advice on how to kick-start the growing season.
In the spring 2018 issue of The Jellied Eel magazine, Chris Young caught up with Luminary Bakery founder Alice Williams for our regular feature on people carving our careers in good food jobs.
Features in this issue include: Urban Food Fortnight pullout guide, Community souperheroes, Chef Supported Agriculture, Chef Tom Hunt's sauerkraut tips, The Eel goes to… Bristol, Good food review: Rabbit.
Features in this issue include: DIY Diners, Chef Tom Hunt's BBQ ideas, The Eel goes to… Liverpool, Get Sugar Smart, Good food review: The Good Egg, Radical retail on campus, and the London Food Link / Jellied Eel crowdfunding campaign.
Features in this issue include: The circular economy, The Eel goes to… Brighton & Hove, Rosie Boycott interviews Abi Glencross on the future of meat, Beyond the Food Bank, farmers who feed London and London grows wild.
Features in this issue include: Tom Hunt's Urban Food Fortnight, peri-urban farming, food incubators, your Urban Food Awards finalists, and loads more on the people who grow, make, forage, cook, and save good food in the capital.
Features in the summer issue include: Tom Hunt's peak salad recipe, Sheila Dillon interview, Good Food Jobs - The London Brewer, TTIP - trading food safety for corporate profit?, Holiday Hunger, The Eel Loves...Finsbury Park, new London Grows initiative, plus a free Point the Fishy Finger superhero kit and much more.
Features in this issue include: Jamie Oliver interview, Tom Hunt's Easter eggsellence, honey beers, new mayor: food for thought, London food league table, good food behind bars, Borough Market, and our Capital Growth seasonal planting guide.
In this issue: Urban Food Awards, Crystal Palace market, roots to success, taco ‘bout a revolution, wheel eats again, doorstep diners, fare from the madding crowd, the V word, the cash street kids and season’s eatings.
In this issue: Brook Green Market and Kitchen, living as a vegan freegan, growing enterprise, japanese food with a conscience, wild mushrooms, urban foraging, Urban Food Fortnight, bicycle food deliveries and vegetable planting ideas.
In this issue: Woodgrange Market Place, Neat street eats, Tackling obesity in the Capital, Celebrating Slow Food Week, Unfined beer, London's food poverty crisis, Aquaponics, Sassy salads, and Tescopoly ten years on.
In this issue: Edible insects; Urban Food Routes; Notting Hill Farmers' Market; The Big Dig Rooftop gardening; FoodSave's food waste initiative; Cafés with a conscience; Greens with Envy Filling the hungry gap; Fermented foods; The Eel Loves Herne Hill; A capital cup of tea; and Head to Tail Week.
In this issue: Urban Food Routes star enterprises; Horniman Farmers' Market; The Eel Loves' Askew Road (W12); Food Hunt: Not talking turkey; Greens With Envy: not meating on Monday; Glug! London wines; Click-n-collect; Freshers' fayre; Food therapy; and Future Farmers.
In this issue: Urban Food Fortnight; Gin revival; Take the Pig Pledge; Kentish Town Farmers' Market; The Eel Loves' Stoke Newington; Tom Hunt's new column; and Greens With Envy
In this issue: Kitchen incubators; Raw milk; Urban Food Routes; Stepney City Farmers' Market; and The Eel Loves...Walthamstow
In this issue: Peckish in Peckham; British charcuterie; London hospital food; Capital's best cooking classes; and Readers' survey
In this issue: The Pig Idea; Grub Club; Stepney City Farm; Community hop growing; The Eel Loves Hackney Wick; Christmas hampers and markets; Waterhouse restaurant; Harvest Mob; and FARM:shop Dalston
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